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Houston police arrest Adrian Peterson for resisting arrest

Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) reacts as he’s driven off the field after an injury during the second half of an NFL football game against Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)


Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was arrested early this morning in Houston.

The Houston Police Department’s public information website lists Adrian Lewis Peterson, born March 21, 1985, as having been booked at the Central Jail for resisting arrest. He was released on $1,000 bond.

KHOU 11 News in Houston reports that Peterson was arrested in downtown Houston at 2:30 a.m.

It’s not clear what happened that led Peterson to encounter -- or resist -- the police. The jail booking refers only to a “search-unclassified.”

UPDATE 1:51 p.m. ET: We’ve obtained more details regarding the events culminating in the arrest.